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How You Can Best Balance School And Work Abroad

When going abroad to work and study, you understand it won't be a chill-out. It's a big step out of your comfort zone: no family and friends nearby, alien environment, cultural and language barriers, and the ugly feeling of most non-natives that they have to prove themselves all the time.

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How to Cope With The Lack of Communication After Your Immigration

Getting familiar to a foreign country is the most exciting thing in the world. You get to see new places. You try new tastes. You witness and experience a whole new culture that's changing your points of view. For most immigrants, however, there's a serious problem: communication.

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How to Crowd Fund Your Overseas Education?

Studying abroad is an ambition many students have. Changing places to study teaches you more than just academics. It introduces to a whole new world of culture, traditions, rules, etc. To study abroad, you have to jump off of your comfort zone and venture into a completely alien territory. If you think about it -- oversees education is kind of like an adventure. But this adventure is costly. Not many students can afford the cost involved in studying abroad. From the tuition fee to the daily living expenses, it requires a lot of money to sustain in a different country. Due to the financial constraints, a lot of these adventure dreams are cast off.

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How Volunteering and Charity May Help You to Boost Your Career

The majority of people are likely to underestimate volunteering experience and never to consider these non-paid jobs. But voluntary work has a lot of hidden potential that people don't know about. Let's find out benefits of volunteering it can bring to you, what precious skills you can develop while working as a volunteer and most importantly how this experience will boost your career.

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Travel Programs for College Students: Pros and Cons

You have probably heard that around 60% of companies consider that students who studied abroad are a better fit for the position. Moreover, around the same number of employers trust young people with such a background with more responsibilities.

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Mandarin Café: Teaching Jobs in China

You're thinking about moving to and teaching English in China, but you're not quite sure where to start. You've opened Google and submitted a job search, but you don't know if the results are reliable, or if they're even legitimate.

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Van Knight
Thank you for this so much... ! Extremely informative and very comprehensive information as I make my way through the various sit... Read More
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:33
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Looking for a New Way to Boost Your Foreign Language Speaking Skills? Try Writing!

When you're trying to learn a new language, what's your main focus? If you intend to use that language in real life, then you're probably focused on speech. You could learn how to speak through practice alone, right? Well, it's a bit more complicated than that.

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Why Every Student Should Study Abroad at Least for a Few Months

Studying abroad has been encouraged for years now, but the benefits of this experience are especially highlighted today. By studying abroad, students enjoy the opportunity to visit and live in a foreign culture, all whilst getting the education they need. 
At this point, thousands of campuses worldwide offer study abroad fairs, while parents advise their children to persuade these opportunities. Basically, students are bombarded with photos and information about the benefits of studying abroad.

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How to Write a Resume Applying For a Job Overseas

Applying for a new job is never easy, but time-consuming, nerve-wrecking and complex process. Moreover, in the «working abroad» case a lot is on the stake, so the outline of one`s skills is to be just perfect. But how can you make a resume for the job in another country? Are the resume standards the same around the globe? Do resume templates vary drastically from the one that I`ve mastered? What should I know to get the job abroad? Let`s browse the following tips to do well.

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Excellent way to teach how to write a perfect CV.
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The Rundown: Places for Finding Jobs in China

Coming to China is a big step. If you haven't already moved here, then it's like jumping into the deep end of a swimming pool with only a couple of lessons; you either sink or swim. However, just because it's a little deep and a challenge, doesn't mean that you can't put on a couple of armbands to keep your head above water. That's what job search platforms on the internet should be, or at least that's what we think they should be. Your personal, intercultural, flotation device.

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Decent article about the difference between the different sites. I actually used a few of these when I was looking for a job in Ch... Read More
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 09:21
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